We are only one week before the first day of the 2023 UCI Gran Fondo World Championships taking place in Perth and Dundee on the 4th and 7th of August.
All riders who have registered can check their presence on the list or registered riders (with all registrations received up until July 25th) on https://ucigranfondoworldseries.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/186/2023/07/Preliminary-startlist-25-JUL.pdf . Riders who haven’t registered yet but still plan to participate can still register until July 30th. It’s not possible to register on spot.
The technical guides can be downloaded here:
Road Race: https://granfondo.cyclingworldchamps.com/technical-guide-road-race
Time Trial: https://granfondo.cyclingworldchamps.com/technical-guide-time-trial
Defending world champions and winners of their age group in the UCI Gran Fondo World Series events are invited to enter the priority box in the 5 minutes in between your start and the previous start, entering from the sidewalk into a dedicated front box. You can find on https://ucigranfondoworldseries.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/186/2023/07/PRIORITY-BOX-RIDERS.pdf all riders who will be invited in this box. If you won your age group but don’t appear in this list, please let us know!
As for the time trial, bikes will be checked for compliance with UCI bike measurement regulations. https://assets.ctfassets.net/761l7gh5x5an/74TumBPCXzkd4ZFqSmdHAK/71b9bb99b913b69c971bab4453ee772a/2023_Technical_Regulations_Mass_Individual_Team_Events_TRACK_ROAD_CYCLO-CROSS_-_Infographic.pdf gives a good overview of what will be checked. Tall riders must add a height sticker (category 2 if taller than 180cm or category 3 for riders over 190cm) which they can copy from https://assets.ctfassets.net/761l7gh5x5an/102VCTKp5nq1RHTrmj0JXU/bcd4a31d4aea027df34fac47e2c30574/2023_UCI_HEIGHT_CATEGORIES_LABELS_1_2_3.pdf . Otherwise your bike will be checked as per category 1.